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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

The AAMC is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

We develop strategic initiatives to cultivate a diverse and culturally prepared workforce, advance inclusion excellence, imbue equity-mindedness, and enhance engagement with local communities. Learn more about our mission, goals, programs and initiatives, organized by portfolio.


What's New in Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

IDEAS Learning Series: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-racism

IDEAS is a monthly webinar series to help foster inclusive environments; create equitable advancement, promotion, and tenure policies; and promote anti-racist policies, education, and institutional practices. Join us in Sept.-Oct. for webinars on LGBTQ+ health.


Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM) Facilitator Training

Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2024
AAMC Learning Center

This training welcomes participants who would like to learn a relational framework to navigate difficult issues and effectively respond to harm in ways that support active accountability and prevention of future harms. Registration opens in November!


Diversity in Medical School Admissions

The AAMC has developed an online resource collection that includes tools and considerations for the admissions community and scholarly research supporting the benefits of a diverse student body and health care workforce on the health of all.


Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar

Sept. 27-29
AAMC Learning Center

This culturally-responsive leadership development program is designed specifically for mid-career faculty who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine.

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Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Health Care For All

Go to AAMCNews for features and current trends in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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David A. Acosta, MD

“Understanding the assumptions and behaviors that are tied to our implicit biases allows teams to engage and embrace their differences and move toward solving complex problems.”

David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

MedEdPORTAL: Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity

Our collection of diversity, inclusion and health equity resources.

Academic Medicine: Addressing Race and Racism in Medical Education

This collection of articles was curated with the intent to help readers engage in necessary conversations about race and to inform strategies to eliminate structural racism in their institutions.